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Name: Edward Meeker Haight
Edward Haight
Country: United States
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: United States Air Service
Unit: 139th Aero
Victories: 5
Born: 30 May 1896
Place of Birth: Astoria, Long Island, New York, USA
Died: 05 December 1975
Place of Death: Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA
A SPAD XIII pilot, Haight returned to service with the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II, attaining the rank of Colonel.
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 28 Sep 1918 0915 139th SPAD XIII Pfalz Clery-le-Petit
2 27 Oct 1918 1530 139th SPAD XIII Fokker D.VII St. Georges
3 29 Oct 1918 1520 139th SPAD XIII Fokker D.VII Damvillers
4 29 Oct 1918 1520 139th SPAD XIII Fokker D.VII Damvillers
5 30 Oct 1918 1545 139th SPAD XIII Fokker D.VII Dun-sur-Meuse

1 Shared with Lt Harold George, Lt Karl John Schoen
American Aces of World War 1
by Norman Franks, Harry Dempsey (Illustrator) / Paperback / Osprey Publishing (September 25, 2001)
Over the Front
by Norman L. R. Franks, Frank W. Bailey / Hardcover / Grub Street the Basement (May 1992)
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